Gongora colombiana Jenny 1990 - See Gongora aceras Dressler 1971 SECTION Eugongora SUBSECTION Aceras

Flower Closeup

Photos by Eric Hunt

Common Name The Colombian Gongora

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found as a warm growing epiphyte in western Colombia with a pendant, few flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 37/38 pg 2309 - 2436 Brieger 1999; Guia Ilustrada Para la Clasificacion del Genero Gongora Toulemonde 2001 photo/drawing fide; Orquideas Tesoro de Colombia Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo/drawing fide;